Metal, wood, plastic
1 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. diameter
A metal and plastic toy spinning top with a red wood axle. It is printed with a blue and white checkerboard patterned border around a checked box printed in red "Checkers/ 5ct.", and this poem "Happy little spinning top,/ Round the table creeping,/ Spin away until you drop/ Then I'll know you're/ sleeping". Patented 1991. Probably from the Checkers Bar and Grills.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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